NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra / Jean-Yves Thibaudet / Marin Alsop

»Age of Anxiety – An American Journey« Festival – 2G+ AND PHYSICAL DISTANCE

This concert has already taken place! 15 | 29 | 49 | 71 | 82
This concert has already taken place! 15 | 29 | 49 | 71 | 82
Marin Alsop
Marin Alsop © Adriane White
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Jean-Yves Thibaudet © Andrew Eccles

»The Age of Anxiety«

»Age of Anxiety« is the title of the NDR festival focusing on 20th century American music. The symphony of the same name by Leonard Bernstein is heard tonight under the baton of Marin Alsop. The solo part is played by the exceptional pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, who returns to the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra for this concert.


NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

Jean-Yves Thibaudet piano

conductor Marin Alsop


Samuel Barber
Second Essay for Orchestra op. 17

John Adams
Fearful Symmetries für Orchester oder Kammerorchester

– Interval –

Leonard Bernstein
Sinfonie Nr. 2 für Klavier und Orchester »The Age of Anxiety«

Pre-Concert Talk (in German)
19:00 / Elbphilharmonie, Großer Saal


Age of Anxiety – An American Journey

Promoter: NDR

From the Mediatheque : Videos, Podcasts, Articles

The sound of America: Age of Anxiety

The NDR festival »Age of Anxiety« is brought to an end by Leonard Bernstein’s Second Symphony conducted by Marin Alsop. The soloist is Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

The sound of America: NDR Bigband

A homage to Chet Baker and Miles Davis: The NDR Bigband lends new definition to American cool jazz. Available until 12 February 2023.

The sound of America: Korngold & Copland

In the »Age of Anxiety« festival, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert explore the musical culture of America. Available until 12.3.2022.

During your visit

Elbphilharmonie Plaza

A public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie

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Food and Drink

Before the concert and in the interval

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